Category Archives: db2 pureScale

Triton DB2 Experts Recognised as IBM Champions for a Successive Year

London UK – 14th March:  IBM this week announced Julian Stuhler, Solutions Delivery Director and Iqbal Goralwalla, Head of DB2 Midrange Services, Triton Consulting as two of their Information Champions for 2012. IBM introduced the Information Champion Program in 2008 … Continue reading

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Enhancements to DB2 pureScale

Over the last year there have been some exciting enhancements to DB2 pureScale.  At IDUG EMEA Matt Huras, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Toronto Laboratory, gave an excellent presentation which ran through some of the key enhancements including: More platform choices – … Continue reading

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Last Day at IDUG EMEA

By Iqbal Goralwalla Last official day at IDUG EMEA 2011 in Prague. Similar to last year’s EMEA conference in Vienna, this year’s conference was great. Attendance was up from last year – a move in the right direction. Everyone I … Continue reading

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Day 3 at IDUG EMEA – DB2 pureScale

By Iqbal Goralwalla Today was a DB2 pureScale day for me and yes, I did manage to pass a certification exam as well! The pressure is off! 🙂 The day started with an excellent presentation by Steve Rees (IBM) on … Continue reading

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Looking forward to IDUG EMEA

It’s the final countdown to IDUG EMEA!  We’re really looking forward to the event this year, there’s so much going on.  We’re sending three of our top DB2 Geeks.  Julian Stuhler will be heading out to Prague early as he … Continue reading

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IDUG EMEA Highlights – DB2 pureScale

We’ve been huge fans of DB2 pureScale ever since it was first announced back in October 2009 and we’ve done a lot of reasearch and work on our own DB2 pureScale installation.  So, we’re delighted to see that there are some interesting … Continue reading

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DB2 pureScale Performance Proven – Part 2

Delivering a resilient system is all well and good, but if it doesn’t perform adequately due to excessive clustering overheads the technology is useless. Therefore, we have also been seeing quite how far we can push our system (which is … Continue reading

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DB2 pureScale Performance Proven Part 1

One of the major benefits of going down the pureScale route is resilience: it is possible to configure a system so there is no single point of failure, and the loss of any given component will not result in an … Continue reading

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Information Management.com run IBM pureScale Vs Oracle Exadata Webcast

Philip Howard, IT analyst with Bloor Research provides a comprehensive comparison of IBM and Oracle systems for online transaction processing (OLTP) 24th March 2011 – register now. In his review, he examines many aspects of IBM pureScale Application System and … Continue reading

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Latest Confessions of a DB2 Geek Podcast available to download

In the latest installment in the “Confessions of a DB2 Geek” podcast series we go back to looking at DB2 pureScale.  Our resident expert James Gill talks about Triton’s very own Commodity Cluster and what we have learnt from installing … Continue reading

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